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Issue No. 13

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A Note from the Chris’ At Risk of Poking the Bear… 2017 is behind us and 2018 has started with a lot of controversy. What has surprised me about this isn’t the fact that the minimum wage increase has become a prominent topic of debate, it’s the fact that it didn’t become so prominent until…

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Issue No. 12

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A Note from the Chris’  3…2…1…Happy New Year! The countdown to the end of the year is always bitter sweet for me. Coincidently it is also the countdown to the end of my birthday but that’s not necessarily what I’m referring to. Well…maybe a bit. It gives us all an opportunity to look back on…

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Holiday Gift Guide

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Ho Ho Ho The gifting season is upon us, and at Whitewater Brewing Co. we want to make sure that your holiday shopping is as stress-free as possible. That’s why we’ve put together this gift guide that includes a variety of gift packs made special for the holidays. These gifts are sure to please the…

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Issue No. 11

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A Note from the Chris’ Giving Back Giving back was one of the key motivations that James, Chris and I had when wanting to start a business. We wanted to build a business that while hopefully turning a profit, would provide us with means to also give back to the community and the country that…

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Issue No. 10

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A Note From the Chris’ On the Twelfth Beer of Christmas It’s the time of year where for some, it’s the quiet before the storm. That peaceful gap between Thanksgiving and Christmas where we get leaves raked, boats put in storage and houses fully winterised. Well, that’s what it’s like for some. For our brewers,…

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Issue No. 9

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A Note from the Chris’ Two Families, One Delicious Brew Mireille & Head Brewer Sean at Houblonnierre Lupuline We’ve been talking about hops a lot recently. Some would say too much. However, it’s harvest season and we are in the beer business after all. About nine months before we opened the business, a good friend…

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Issue No. 8

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A Note from the Chris’ Ninety Six Employees but a Team of Thousands How does a business that started with three unpaid river bums get to a point where that team is now 96 employees strong? Damned if we know but that team is in reality actually many thousands strong! James, Chris and I started this adventure…

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Issue No. 7

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A Note from the Chris’ A Tale of Two Chris’ “Really?! It must be really confusing” is something we often hear when people find out that there are not just two Chris’ (I know it should be Chrises but it just looks weird) but two Chris Thompsons. To be honest, we have known each other…

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Issue No. 6

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A Note from the Chris’ Two Different Perspectives on our part of Canada It’s no secret I did not enjoy/appreciate growing up in the Ottawa Valley. I think this is typical of most teenagers in particular, but also people in general. I imagine the majority of those that live in Toronto don’t go to the…

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Issue No. 5

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A Note from the Chris’ It’s Our Birthday and We’ll Play if we want to Sitting around a fire pit in the summer, drinking a new craft beer is where Chris and I do some of our most effective brainstorming. We’ve dreamt up everything from beer recipes to branding opportunities to delivery routes. Some of…

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